Cubs interviewing Dan Plesac for open tv broadcast job


Bob Brenly left for Arizona to join the Diamondbacks’ broadcast team last month, leaving an open spot for WGN/Comcast Sports Net Chicago broadcast of Chicago Cubs games.  The network will reportedly interview former Cubs pitcher Dan Plesac.

 This is somewhat shocking considering that Plesac is signed a multi-year extension with the MLB Network. Plesac worked in Chicago before; doing Cubs pre and post game 2005-09 for CSN Chicago.
Other names rumored to be Brenly’s replacement include Todd Hollandsworth, Rick Sutcliffe, Kerry Wood and Doug Glanville. Eric Karros is also being interviewed for the job.
Mark Grace is free. But given his legal troubles, I don’t think he’ll be considered.

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